Dec 9, 2012 7:00am EST
into water. it jumped into the river. >> that was a survivor of the bombings in hiroshima telling her story for the first time to daniel on his first visit to the two cities where the bomb was dropped the in 1945. you are listening for the first time. what did you see your role as as you were listening to it? >> just to be there to listen to her and to let her speak and to let her do this for the first time. >> for her understanding she was talking to the grandson of the man who made a decision to drop the bomb. did she talk to you about that? >> she did not. a lot the came to speak to us understood -- for her it was the first time. she spoke for the first time because it was me and my family. she thought it was time. a lot of the survivors speak out. those who do tell their stories as a means of education and as a means of reminding coming generations of the horrors of nuclear war so we do not repeat it. for her until this instance, i think it was because this was a different opportunity. that was the catalyst for her coming for the first time. host: the words of clifton truman and daniel.
Dec 14, 2012 7:00am EST
in the senate. her husband is also the former governor of maine. they talked about what she is leaving behind what the recommendation is for the future. [video clip] >> 55 leaders converged on the city of philadelphia to draft a new government to strengthen the country. these were no shrinking violets, the had risked their lives and fortunes to establish a new nation with liberty. there were unabashedly opinionated. they disagreed and argued about a great many manners both petty and consequential. thomas jefferson considered a virginia not part of the united states. by september of that year, 39 of the original delegates signed the most ingenious government document the world has ever known. it did not happen because 55 people who shared identical the points and gathered in a room. it happened because these visionaries determined that the gravity and the enormity of their common goals and necessitated advanced decision making through consensus. i worry. we are losing the art of legislating. when the history of this senate is written, we do not want it to concluded that it was here it became a
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am EST
of attention paid to north korean this week. there are concerns for can her -- for defense people on both sides of the issue. host: juana summers previously contributed to politico's campaign reporting. she has experience writing for the kansas city star. good morning. you are on washington journal. caller: the economy is not going to fall apart on january 3. as far as sequestration, until you take all of the money out of the campaign from the defense contractors and the insurance companies, it is probably the only way they will significantly cut spending. our credit rating is not reduced again and we go into a recession, which will cost taxes to go down. can you hear me? host: we sure can. caller: we spend more than the next 20 countries combined on defense. even robert gates said we could cut it significantly. last week, we did not hear any whining in 2006 when the republicans passed the free- trade deal with china that lost millions of jobs. you sound like you work for the defense department or something, or defense contractors. host: sorry about that. guest: you made a lot of good points. i
Dec 16, 2012 7:00am EST
with guns in the house? what she thinking about? she obviously has a problem along with her son. someone should have come to earth, saying that we know where you are thinking about. look at the results. host: you live in new york city. what you think about mayor bloomberg and his opinion on the gun issue? caller code generally what mort zuckerman was talking about -- caller code generally put more zuckerman was talking about, how many times has he been caught at -- stopped and frisked on the street on his way to an important meeting? now they want to go through his pockets? he thinks that stop and frisk is ok? i will take my chances with the people in my community rather than a police organization pulling me over and the time they feel like it. host of this, and comes to us from facebook. a few of our viewers and listeners are listening -- to hang in. host: our next caller is an independent in the vienna. caller: my comment, and it is not probably going to be popular, but my stance is that ever since the schools became drug free, more drugs than ever have been handed out to kids. the pri